Impresses is almost the wrong, because the loon is really likeable. Tapes n tapes performed at the coachella valley music and arts festival in april 2007, along with bands such as rage against the machine, red hot chili peppers, and bjork. Minneapolis quartet tapes n tapes garnered appreciation from the local music press when they selfreleased their terrific cd the loon last november. Listen to tapesntapes soundcloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create minneapolis.
Check out the loon by tapes n tapes on amazon music. It was originally selfreleased by the bands own ibid records on october 28, 2005. Tapes n tapes is an indie rock band which formed in minneapolis, minnesota, united states in 2003. The haunting call of the loon is ubiquitous on lakes in the woods of the northern us and canada. The band consists of josh grier vocals, guitar, matt kretzmann keyboards, horns, erik appelwick bass, vocals and jeremy hanson drums.
But just because tapes n tapes broadcast their influences so clearly. Tapes n tapes musical style varies in tempo and in influence, ranging from fastpaced polka renditions to the slower, more bluesinfluenced songs. Tapes n tapes wear a wide mash of influences on their scuffed sleeves the various pavements of 1980s lofi and indie, if youre asking. Tapes n tapes, insistor, the loon psapp, hi, the only thing i ever wanted hot chip, and i was a boy from school, the warning. But just because tapes n tapes broadcast their influences so. Minneapolis band tapes n tapes released their debut album, the loon, this week. Common loon call and yodel iphone ringtone wildtones. Listen free to tapes n tapes the loon just drums, the iliad and more. After reading everyone elses reply, i forgot to add that il like to know how to import using garage band. Download on amazon insistor play on apple music insistor download on itunes insistor play on spotify insistor play on youtube insistor.
Because our mp3s have no drm, you can play it on any device that supports mp3, even on your ipod. According to interviews with the band, the cabin lacked functional indoor plumbing during the winter, forcing the band to shit in the snow for four days, giving the album its rough. At first, tapes n tapes much buzzedabout debut album, the loon, plays like a cliffsnotes of indie rock, serving up the shouty, snotty sound of early modest mouse just drums, pavements laidback angles and historically astute lyrics the iliad, and the surreal strumminess of come on pilgrimera pixies cowbell. The loon gets a nationwide rerelease on xl records this month. As jim recounts, members of the band were merely members of the crowd for.
Tapes n tapes biography, albums, streaming links allmusic. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. Minneapolis, mn, indie rock classicists tapes n tapes formed in the winter of 2003, when guitaristvocalist josh grier aka tapes 1, bassist matt kretzmann n and guitarist steve nelson tapes 2 began crafting a. This season searches for the zombies, yetis, poltergeists and wendiogs that are out there. This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. As jim recounts, members of the band were merely members of the crowd for last years festival. Jul 20, 2006 the loon romantically named after tapes n tapes local deli in their hometown of minneapolis is just as methodical and carefully constructed as you would expect from a band that includes a. The indie rock band has been getting a lot of buzz, especially after being added to this years pitchfork music festival bill. Get all the lyrics to songs by tapes n tapes and join the genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. Please note that our catalog only lists songs that weve set up within our system. Minneapolisbased tapes n tapes do it by the book thats to say, off the cuff, taking cues from indie legends and newies alike with starpupil rigor, but. Thats why i dont think emi can really judge the impact of dropping drm from.
Please use the email share button above to send the page to youself so you can visit us again on your desktop computer where you can add your dowloaded ringtones to your iphone using itunes. Loon the haunting call of the loon makes this iphone ringtone a canadian must have. The band has released three albums, the loon 2005, walk it off 2008 and outside 2011. Stream tracks and playlists from tapesntapes on your desktop or mobile device. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from tapes n tapes at the discogs marketplace. They also have a distinct call that is called a laugh that sounds a little bit like a person laughing. Listening to it now, id have to say theres plenty of good music to be had behind the buzz. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. But then, a download bought from itunes or rhapsody just has to be burned and reripped, which doesnt seem like much of a hurdle. But their fortunes took a sharp turn upward when several influential music bloggers championed them, catapulting them from a local upandcomer to a national player. Tapes n tapes lyrics 29 song lyrics sorted by album, including headshock, insistor, conquest. Bear, leading some to cite them as the most recognizable examples of a blog band citation needed.